Saarbrücken to Basel train

Cheap train tickets from Saarbrücken to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 18

Cheapest

28

Average

30

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
01:59PMSaarbrücken3h48 05:47PMBasel
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281One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:59PMSaarbrücken4h05 09:04PMBasel
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281One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:59PMSaarbrücken4h00 11:59PMBasel
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321One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:51AMSaarbrücken3h56 10:47AMBasel
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321One-way

Train schedule from Saarbrücken to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, May 18
Deutsche Bahn
06:51AMSaarbrücken3h56 10:47AMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
01:59PMSaarbrücken3h48 05:47PMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
04:59PMSaarbrücken4h05 09:04PMBasel
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Deutsche Bahn
07:59PMSaarbrücken4h00 11:59PMBasel
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Fastest train times from Saarbrücken to Basel

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

3 h 48 m

Average

3 h 57 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

192 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Saarbrücken for Basel every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
01:59PMSaarbrücken3h48 05:47PMBasel
0 transfers
281One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:51AMSaarbrücken3h56 10:47AMBasel
0 transfers
321One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:59PMSaarbrücken4h00 11:59PMBasel
0 transfers
321One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:59PMSaarbrücken4h05 09:04PMBasel
0 transfers
281One-way

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Overview: Train from Saarbrücken to Basel

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Saarbrücken to Basel cover the 118 miles (191 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $29 (€26), but the average price of train tickets is $37 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Saarbrücken Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Saarbrücken to Basel trains

Find the best trains from Saarbrücken to Basel with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $29 (€26). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Saarbrücken to Basel train.

  • Average Price: $29

Travel Tips: Trains from Saarbrücken to Basel

Travel by train to Basel easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Saarbrücken to Basel.
FAQs

Travel by train between Saarbrücken, Germany and Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Basel from Saarbrücken restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Saarbrücken?

Entry Requirements:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Basel, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 5/9/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Saarbrücken and Basel closer to your date of departure here

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Basel to Saarbrücken is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Basel?

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Saarbrücken, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 5/16/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Saarbrücken from Basel here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Saarbrücken to Basel to cost as little as $29 (€26)  in the next 7 days.
The train price to Basel from Saarbrücken is on average $37 (€33)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Saarbrücken to Basel is around 118 miles (191 km).
The train time from Saarbrücken to Basel is on average 3 h 56 min  for the 118 miles (191 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Basel from Saarbrücken by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Saarbrücken to start your journey from including Saarbrücken Hbf, Saarbrücken and Saarbrücken Ost. In Basel you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Saarbrücken Hbf   and arrive in Basel SBB.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Saarbrücken Hbf and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Basel SBB and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Basel.

When taking a train from Saarbrücken to Basel, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Basel. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Basel from Saarbrücken and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Saarbrücken to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Saarbrücken to Basel at 4: 37 AM   or take the last train from Saarbrücken to Basel leaving at 9: 33 PM. Look for the latest Saarbrücken to Basel train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets to Basel from Saarbrücken within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $37 (€33) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Saarbrücken to Basel a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Saarbrücken
Basel
Saarbrücken Hbf is the most popular Saarbrücken railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Saarbrücken for your trip to Basel.

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